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up. it is plagued with huge security risks and we are left with no choice. this law has to be repealed, replaced and like they did when they were selling the disastrous low to the american people, democrat democrats are lying again to save the law. they say republicans have no solutions. the republicans do have an alternative plan. it could save $2 trillion over ten years. we want you to join the conversation. log onto our facebook page. reince priebus is with us. >> thank you for having me on. you rattled off a bunch of problems just to name a few. >> just to name a few. but the president challenged republicans. i think this was a chase the rabbit trying to divert attention scheme like the class warfare speech yesterday and trying to talk about aids the day before. tom price has a specific plan. it wouldn't be my plan but it's better than what we've got. there is a plan on the table. >> look, you led into this a little bit talking about young people. what the obama care package is was intentionally designed to screw over young people. was it a mistake? it wasn't an acci
to not be the case and obama dropped it ready quickly and went to plan. it is a confusing law. when messaging is mixed and and not entirely credible, it really undermines the president posses ability to say, trust us on this. on --dennis is waiting from new mexico honor independent line. good morning, gentlemen. are you dealing with the attack? from the callers. all he is trying to do is answer some questions. you brought up a point earlier that to get on obama's his itside, it almost makes sound like people inside the white house, not -- the left hand is not towing the right- hand what is going on. is this your perception or what is actually going on? it is actually what is going on and it many administrations, it is hard to tell the president bad news. the previous administration had this problem and this one has it. more, and het told is asking these questions will as well, more about the problems evident in the run-up to the rollout, is something he will have to figure out. it is important to understand what he was focusing on during this last six months, also. he had the government shutd
of the year. we find ourselves starting to think about time. time, which is running out on a law that keeps plastic guns from being able to make it through metal detectors at airports and schools. and if congress does renew the law in time this week, it may come with a pretty big loophole. is anything going to happen this week? we'll also be taking a look this morning at everyone's fascination with the new pope. pope francis. with what may be an evolution on his part away from hot button social issues and toward economic ones. he's got liberals loving him. he's got conservatives attacking him. he's like no pope we have seen before. speaking of the catholic church, since it is a sunday, we thought we would introduce or maybe reintroduce our guests to the sacrament of confession, unburdening ourselves of our unpopular political opinions. stick around for that. when is an important question in politics, so is where. as in where do you live, where do you come from? we'll talk liz cheney, scott brown, and the art of carpetbagging. we have five easy steps to make sure you don't mess it up. but, f
-care law which they are not going to stop. we need a jobs bill passed. we need to pass immigration and work on infrastructure. there are a lot of things that could be done. i didn't like the president we had before, but i did not hate him. i think we ever treated a president the way we treated this president. charles from the carolina bringing up house speaker john boehner -- he was pressed in that "washington post" story. paul kane of the washington post notes that the gop was most proud of putting the brake on tougher regulations on business and impeding efforts by president obama to push a more liberal agenda on the country. caller: 520 five representatives comes to $9 million per year. that's a steep price to pay for people who do nothing. they don't want to do nothing. yet the problem is, the republicans say jobs, jobs, jobs. it has never been voted on. that would put a million people to work immediately. shovel ready. it is shovel ready. that is what i want to say. host: jack writes in that a distinction needs to be made between do-nothing and actively working to impede progress. we w
contentious, emotional law when it passed. and i think many of us who work closely with indigenous populations and different triable organizations have found we've gotten much better at communicating with each other about the process. part of the problem is that remains will be swept off and hidden behind closed doors and who knew what went on. we have more interaction with the elders, triable groups, bringing them in to see with a we're doing. i've actually worked in cases where they burn sage or insisted that blessings of those of us doing the analysis occur before and after. being an anthropologist, i'm totally cool with that. it's great. and again, communication. coming from working in human rights cases, as opposed to domestic cases. we tend to work at the medical examiners, you don't see the work we do kind of behind the scenes. when we're on the ground, in these human rights cases, reoften interacting closely with families and relatives. i think those of us that have done that are much more comfortable working with indigenous population and different cultural practices. i think we've dn
to people who have law degrees and up and exiting all the way to the supreme court for two decades. our goal if you want to have one base you want to learn about the supreme court, you will come to us, and we will give you link us to tony's articles, to pete's pieces on nbc, and we can be a public good about the supreme court. >> if you would, tell us about how this began. you venture off to create a blog. what was in your mind? >> it was started by accident, as many good things are. amy and i0 years ago, were sitting at our house, and i thought, hey, there is this thing called blogging about which you can start for free, and why don't we start one about the supreme court. the idea being we were practicing in front of the stream court, and my theory was that if we were to develop a web presence about the supreme court that people would look to us and say, gosh, these are the experts, we should hire them for our supreme court case. that was utterly wrong and terribly foolish. it turns out to be not true at all, but that was the idea. we, like so many people, started with that the cost of dist
else, i will go there. >> they enacted a law that would require retailers to pay employees at least $12.50 an hour and the mayor vetoed that. they hired the workers after receiving 23,000 applications. >> they are bringing jobs to the district of columbia and shopping opportunities. >> low, low prices today means low wages every day. >> outside no celebrating, but protests. people walking with signs. they think wal-mart's title offer low prices will be the death of local businesses. >> these stores we see going up and down georgia avenue will be going away. >> both the georgia avenue and h street stores will be open seven days a week from 6 clng aim to midnight. >> new information about a d.c. officer injured. since we brought you the breaking news from the trinidad neighborhood, we learned the officer was treat and released from the hospital and the suspect is dead. the officer exchanged gunfire with the man and both were hit. the officer is part of the gun recovery unit. the shooting happened on queens street near trinidad avenue. >> we are sorting through the facts and making sure we
a john lennon thing, it just says the health care law is dead. >> i didn't hear that at all. i heard something quite different. but at the end of the day, what we are seeing here is that there is actually a lot of an appetite to see a changed the way health care is delivered in this country and we can argue and continue to argue about this as well be one you are a very smart guy and you know that. and you know the way to cut it. and the cost of everything else, and you could sing or dance your way around it. but it is terrific. >> hold on a second. this is completely misleading and offensive. so let's use music to convince young people that they shouldn't worry about the cost and a burden somewhat unimaginable and unpayable debt and sentences them to a life of servitude and it's really scary. neil: .comes out in the follow-up song, which i guess is part of it. >> yes. neil: do you find it odd that they are not focusing on the cost thing and so something bad happens, there's nothing to tell me not to sign up. >> anything that the affordable care act costs is going to be a big jump..@
focus back on the benefits of the law. >> now that we are getting technology fixed, we need you to go back, take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. >> our team coverage continues in our next hour. ahead on news 4 at 6:00, steve handelsman reports on how to be sure you are really covered once you enroll on at 7:00, new reaction to the president's push. >>> detroit will be allowed to shed billions of dollars of debt in the country's largest ever bankruptcy filing. a judge ruled that detroit met every test, including failing to pay debts and provide a minimum level of service to residents. retirees and pension funds are likely to bear the brunt of austerity measures. >> the council voted to appoint franklin. he's a democrat and serving his first term on the council. cam pose is the first to serve in a leadership position. >>> she's accused of taking advantage of an autistic student. it's turned into a worldwide search. >>> delays with the silver lines. now our reporter is digging deeper to lear
with carolyn and dan. >> what do you see in congress in terms of education laws, either major ones were smaller things? i wouldirst thing actually like to see in congress immigrationsive reform. i mean, if you look at what the senate did, there is a path there that a lot of people compromised on to create the path to citizenship plus ways of making sure that we take people out of the shadows, we grow our economy, and we make sure our borders are secure. foremost, thend house of representatives needs to focus on that. and i was part of the fast for families yesterday. having been arrested on the whole process of trying to get to immigration reform and whatnot. this is of education, an issue. showing an issue about whether the results actually really matter and what the research actually really matters, or whether the congress lives in an evidence-free zone. pre-k actually works to help level the playing field. the president has put a bill out there. the house of representatives actually have a bipartisan bill, that lies in the house of representatives and the senate, the miller-harkin bill that
the media. it is nearly a year since the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary school and law enforcement officials and officials from the town are getting ahead of what will come. there is no public remembrance they say. they are asking media to stay clear of the town that suffered so freightly on december 14th last year. 20 young children and six educators were murdered that day on december 14th, 2012. this saturday, marks a year since that horrific event. as you can see the news conference is beginning. we'll monitor what the officials have to say and bring you any headlines moments from now. today's top headlines and brand new stories you will sear here first. jon: the obamacare website gets a makeover. new options are able if you're shopping. with deadline looming do the updates matter? >>> wild weekend weather across the u.s. and more is on the way. meteorologist maria molina on where people should be preparing now. >>> silicon valley versus washington. the nation's top tech companies teaming up to send a message to uncle sam. ease up on all snooping. it is all "happening now." jon:
with the wisdom to respond with whatever policies and laws might be needed to ensure greater peace and security in our land. bless us this day and every day and may all that is done be for your greater honor and glory. amen. the speaker pro tempore: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house her pproval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. for what purpose does the gentleman from montana seek recognition? mr. daines: mr. speaker, pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1, i demand a vote on agreeing to the speaker's approval of the journal. the speaker pro tempore: the question is on agreeing to the speaker's approval of the journal. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes have it, the journal stands approved. for what purpose does the gentleman from montana seek recognition? mr. daines: madam speaker, i object to the vote on the grounds that a quorum is not present and i make a point of order that a quorum is not present. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, further proceedings on this questi
that, again, even if the website gets fixed, there are so many more problems with the law as it's being implemented. and the law in and of itself and the way it was drafted. >> all right. i don't know if that press release is factually complete. it certainly is at least raising the red flag. one other question i want to talk to you about. there was an op-ed in a concord monitor by michael green. i think he's the ceo of the hospital there. concord hospital. and he's opted out of the exchange because he said the reimbursement rates that they were offered, his hospital, would result in being paid less than it would have cost us to provide care. well, that's a death sentence for that hospital. >> right. concord hospital, concord is the capital of the state of new hampshire. it's one of the ten hospitals that aren't in the exchange. we only have one insurer in the exchange. and, again, because there's mandated coverage within obama care, what -- the only way that the -- as i understand it, this provider is trying to drive down cost, is reduce the network and then try to get the hospitals tha
that the 48-year- old has been a pe teacher here at the lemon tree and courting to law-enforcement officials, he is facing several charges. to law-enforcement officials, he is facing several charges. he was acting different, possibly intoxicated. during the investigation, that he wass found driving under the influence and possession of alcohol on school property. class, buth one gym that it was taught with other teachers. he was never alone with students. >> he was never alone with children. arose, we the problem handled it rapidly. >> he was released on bond. according to the investigation by sheriff's officers, the school district is conducting an independent investigation as well. we will have this -- more coming up at 5:00. we have learned that a child is dead and four others injured after a dump truck collided with a school bus in idaho. this happened about 30 minutes outside of boise. the local sheriffs office said as many as 10 children were on board heading to annulment three school. the dump truck hit the back of the bus at an intersection. it is unclear who was at fault. right here
thing is we are not following our laws anymore. call.thank you for the this is another tweeter saying -- bloomberg news has this story based on the economic power of the u.s. and the power viewed around the world. simon kennedy writes -- when the u.s. grew at a healthy pace, its citizens were buyers, fueling demands for the goods in china and other nations. the cap the world's economy humming. it may not work that way anymore . a rebounding u.s. is giving less support for you -- for global growth than it has in the past. the smallest u.s. current account deficits since 1999 shows the trend and the discovery of new domestic sources of oil and gas, it reinforces this issue. the country is spending less on imported energy." you can read the full story on bloomberg's website. the front page of "the pittsburgh post-gazette" -- a look at some of the victims from one year ago and a story that will likely get a lot of attention in the week ahead. this is from "the detroit free press" -- you can get more information by logging on to next is robert from massachusetts. decline andre i
today, the senate will debate whether to extend a law regulating plastic firearms before it expires tomorrow. the law mandates every plastic gun have a piece of metal attached to it so metal detectors and x-rays can spot a weapon. gun control advocates want an extension for another decade. they say the law has added importance because of the availability of these 3d printers. >>> cars, flowers and a whole lot of fans. and the market just opened t take a quic why this tribute to actor paul walker drew thousands of o people. >>> and the market opened 10 minutes ago. let's get a quick look at the early numbers. not too bad. we'll get an update from our financial reporter, jason brooks the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples for homemade. you need safeway sugar for just a buck eighty-eight. and that magic thing that makes everyone want another only two ninety-nine for challenge butter. and when hands get messy, quite surely they'll say, yum! wow! yay! what a sweeter holiday. safeway. ingredients for life. avo: thesales event "sis back. drive which mea
will focus on an important intersection between dna and the law and that is in forensic genetics, forensic applications and i will illustrate some of the points with case studies in which dna has been used in forensic context. so our body is a marvelous collection of about 100 chilean cells and inside almost all of these cells is the nucleus of the cell here, we can find dna. the dna is organized along chromosomes. we can can observe these under microscope and if we look very closely at these chromosomes, received this double helix structure, the classic structure of the dna molecule. along the dna are these cases, a, c, t and g's that compose jeans. we humans have 21,000 genes. each gene encodes an important component of our body, an important protein or enzyme. so we can think of the dna is sequenced as the body's instruction manual. it's the shop annual or the human body. i will show you a little bit of sequence here. you can't read this. this is about 3000 dna bases, a very tiny proportion of our total dna sequence. in fact each of ourselves has about 3 billion dna base pairs. so what
director of the law project since january 2, 2008. she has worked at the afl-cio, she is focused on minimum wage, living wage, pay equity for women. many issues we are pursuing around this country through our membership. we want to introduce each of the witnesses first or do we want to have them testify one at a time? >> we would ask you to make your statement brief so we can get to all the witnesses. >> we really appreciate the committee holding this important hearing today on what is an urgent matter for millions of americans. who will lose their unemployment benefits over the holidays. more than 3 million by the first of july if congress fails to act to remove the emergency unemployment program. a written statement is in the record and i will keep my statements brief. i want to emphasize that although the economy has improved, it is far from a healthy economy that provides job opportunities for all who need and want to work, particularly the long-term unemployed. unemployment remains higher than it was before the recession and it has kicked down a little bit since the last time the progr
. it will treat everyone equally under the law, it will help parents control their children's future and their education, it will help creators have more jobs for workers. it will treat you the same way everyone else, the matter the color of your skin, what part of town you comfort. we have tried the bailouts, excessive taxation. it has not worked. it does not work. we will try a new approach. you can meet your new challenges as you rebuild your cities, it will endure and prevail. i promise you that i will work you do we do that. thank you very much. [applause] >> it is my job to sort hundreds of questions and tried to get them into some kind of order. i will start locally with a student question. what made you take interest in detroit's issues? >> they are in the news. i think about it from two different perspectives. i will be honest with you. i am about politician, i'm a republican, i want votes. our party needs or votes and they are not getting more out of detroit. i am a physician and i want to diagnose problems and come up with solutions. in the past, a lot of times republicans
of stories i hear when talking to americans, who every day remind us that we enact this law in the first place not only to offer good health insurance for america, but to -- it is about not only health care, it is about the good health of all americans. we have had a busy day so far. that is why we are coming in now. democrats held a hearing on the impending expiration of a lifeline that many americans depend on, unemployment insurance. the ranking member of the ways and means committee has been championing this issue every day for a very long time. we had witnesses that spoke passionately to the shared stories of the 1.3 million americans who will be cutoff from federal unemployment compensation right in the middle of the holidays. of thousands of americans who rely on these benefits will lose them. up to 2 million children can be impacted by the loss of these benefits. 1.9 million more americans will lose their benefits in the first half of next year. it is essential that we extend benefits. unemployment benefits remain one of the best ways to grow the economy in a very immediate way.
a big issue in northern virginia. the state crime commission will talk about a new law aimed at cracking down on cigarette smuggling. last week news 4 i team took you undercover inside the markets smugglers are making big money taking advantage of the cigarette tax and then selling them at a higher price in other states. at today's hearing leaders will recommend a study that could turn enforcement to the alcohol beverage control department. 5 5:04 now. heads up if you are parking along the d.c. street car corridor in northeast d.c. police will begin ticketing drivers who are not parking properly. this is happening along "h" street from union station to benning road in northeast. transportation reporter add ak tuss is live. >> reporter: as if it isn't hard enough to park all across the city, now we have to relearn how to park in this section of the city. see this white line here? all the cars have to be behind this white line on "h" street because, yeah, the street car tracks are right there and you need enough clearance to let the street cars go through. now it's important to note that s
her. she was in deep trouble and sent her fleeing one step ahead of the law. jan. >> all right, bruce leshan live for us. thank you. >>> first, it was montgomery and prince georges counties and hours ago, the d.c. council voted to raise the minimum rage to $11.50 an hour. it was a unanimous vote. now the vote was just preliminary. final approval is expected next month. mayor vincent gray says he would have preferred a $10 an hour minimum wage, but the council should have enough votes to override any veto. >> checking up on the affordable care act, the white house is going on a three week offensive to push the government's new healthcare program. battered by two months of bad publicity, the administration says the affordable care website is operating much more smoothly now. president obama kicked off the public relations campaign today. >> this law is working and will work into the future. people want a financial stability of health insurance and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up. >> says more than a million people visited the website mon
have information call police. >> a california law on d.n.a. collection face as major test before a federal appeals court? san francisco. the 2004 voter approved law requires d.n.a. samples be taken from those arrested for a felony in california. the american civil liberties union filed suit saying the law is unconstitutional. the state claims it helps solve cold cases. the supreme court has upheld a similar law in maryland. >> oral arguments in that case and others before the circuit court of appeals in san francisco can be seen live online starting today. it is believed the first time a federal appeals court will broadcast live video of a proceeding. only cases deemed of great importance are live streamed. the court hears 20 such cases a year. >> new information this open on the deadly crash of an asiana flight 214 in july. the government has public hearings tomorrow. sources say that national transportation safety board investigators will highlight overreliance on computers and the need to adjust pilot training. investigators are expected to review asiana flight 214 misundersto
women are equal before the law. they deserve the same rights, the same liberties, equal dignity end basically a philosophy of basic fairness. >> host: in your book "who stole feminism?: how women have betrayed women" you talk about the new feminism. what is the new feminism? >> the new feminism emerged especially in thes and 90s and is a hard-line version. i became a feminist in the 70s. i did not appreciate male chauvinism and believed in equality of opportunity. however, in the 80s and 90s, i was reading a feminist the arrests and feminist philosophers and there were furious that were so aggressive in their harshly anti mail. as i read these textbooks it was as if they were following the model women are from venus, are from hell. i didn't become a feminist to denigrate men. was a reverse chauvinism. we have antagonism to men. so i took exception to that. many other things. i found i even developed terms. i called myself and equity feminists, who once for women what she wants for every one. basic respect and equality. the other school law called gender feminism because they believe
, jay carney talked about nelson mandela, the health care law, and november unemployment numbers. >> i apologize for that. [laughter] know, even in middle age, you can turn over a new leaf. i know that it is in frequent that we are this close to on time and i want to say i owe you a standing apology on that. we are just having fun here. with that, i will wish you all a happy friday even though it is raining. part of the daily messaging effort to highlight specific benefits of the health care law that are already making a big difference, the white house and supporters of reform are focused on how growth and health care costs are at historically low levels along multiple dimensions. most recent the projections, health care spending grew at the slowest rate on record over the last three years. person spending grew at a 1.3% rate. ,his was seen in medicare medicaid, and private insurance. elf care price inflation is at its lowest level in 50 years. provisions to reduce waste, fraud, and abuse in medicare also produces cost and improving quality through a variety of innovative reforms inclu
of several provisions of the law. liberty last in the lower courts and the supreme court refused to hear the appeal. >>> a big red ribbon is hanging to raise awareness of hiv and aids. president obama spoke from the white house about the progress made in fighting this disease and pledging that america will continue to lead the world in finding a cure. the president said that $100 million will go towards an nih project to find new treatments. >>> if we stay focused, if we keep fighting and honor the memory of those we have lost, if we summon the same courage they have displayed by insisting however long it takes, i believe we are going win this fight. >> the president also reminded people that the affordable care act will allow people to get tested for aids free of charge. a u.s. initiative started under president bush helped treat tloz to 7 million people with aids in africa. despite that, plenty of work needs to be done in this country. more than 1 million people still live with that disease and one in five americans don't know they have hiv. prince george's county has one of the highes
to changing the law that restricts building heights in washington. city officials want taller buildings to accommodate all the growth downtown. the national capitol planning commission voted against any major changes. issa says he doesn't want to write off changing that law that generally requires buildings to be no taller than the width of the streets they face. >>> we are learning of new delays for the opening of the silver line. jim handly is at the live desk with more. >> the silver line was supposed to open in january. we are learning now about new potential issue that is could delay the project. the metropolitan airport says testing has identified problems with the train control system. they tell us software changes are being made now to make the system right. after the changes are made, more testing will be done before the project is handed over to metro. bottom line, riders may not be able to ride the silver line until the end of march. officials say their goal is safety and they want to make sure everything is perfect before opening the silver line for passenger travel. from th
events over the next three weeks that show how the new law is already helping americans. december 23rd is the deadline for enrolling in a plan that starts january 1st. >>> the next three weeks we should know if this is a turning point for the president and not just a signature health care long. deputy political editor joins us with a look ahead. the white house is is not portraying this as mission accomplished yesterday. >> they're careful not to portray it as mission accomplished. what happens if there are other problems that come up for people. not to mention still folks are getting error messages and you have insurers about data on the back end of the site. >> the president is wanting to make this a turning point not just for health care act but so he can move to other things. >> the white house has taken it on the chin the last couple months. they need to turn this aircraft carrier and have a little better news. they feel they're getting it with higher sign-ups, more traffic to the site. we'll see if that winds up being the case. >> interesting that you use aircraft carrier, remini
that the product on these marketplaces is good. the bottom line is, this law is working and will work into the future. i have always said, i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but, we are not repealing it as long as i'm president. [ applause ] >> reporter: back to the website, one of the biggest known remaining problems is the back end of after you click and decide what you want, the part of the system that sends your order to the insurance companies, sends an 834 file. washington post and others reported as many as a third of those have been unable to be used by the insurance carrier. the white house, today, flatly denied that number was that high and it's nowhere near that bad now. they say an expert team is working and will complete the work they say, in time, for the deadline so they say everyone of the 834 files, every one, past and present will be fixed in time so everybody who thinks they ordered insurance, obama care insurance on will be insured on january 1st. con
that the recordings serve the public good fuelslaying the release speculation and undermines confidence in law enforcement. chillingt revealed pictures of the damage done and the arsenal of what was used in the massacre. whenhildren were killed adam lanza went on his deadly rampage. a portion of the 911 calls include landline calls and not calls from cell phones. mexican authorities have recovered stolen truck and the radioactive medical equipment that it was killing -- carrying. it was found not far from the abandoned truck. if posed a danger to the public and they blocked off a quarter- mile of the site as a per caution. precaution.on -- the truck was stolen from a gas station and it is unlikely that the thieves knew what was inside the truck when it was stolen. rob ford is, creating a name for himself and washington. -- in washington. he is going to appear to make nfl picks and he says that he is a big redskins fan. new allegations involving a video that shows a rob ford smoking crack cocaine. he may have offered $5,000 and a car to drug dealers in exchange for the video. donations in major
. multiple law enforcement souses tell news 4 another d.c. police officer is being questioned and placed on desk duty pending the outcome. at issue, whether the officer alerted washington he was about to be arrested. last night, the home of a third officer, assigned to the seventh district was searched by police. an underage girl told police she was given marijuana to the officer at his home in southwest d.c. he has not been charged with a crime. he has been placed on desk duty pending the investigation. he declined to speak with news 4 earlier today. i'm mark segraves with channel 4. can we talk to you about what happened last night? no? now, prosecutors here today say they are working on a plea deal with officer mark washington. fbi agents will be searching his car, his phone and his police locker. meanwhile, law enforcement sources tell us there could be a link between the washington case and the search of barnhill's home. reporting live from u.s. district court, mark segraves, news 4. >>> cathy lanier put out this statement saying the department is concerned about the recent allegati
made and that women do feel more comfortable reporting these crimes with or without these new laws being passed? >> there is definitely a since that the military is acknowledging there is a problem to unprecedented degree. that has been shown in the number of rape reports going up. so perhaps there is more of a feeling among people in uniform that they feel more safe coming forward. that said, the military has acknowledged that it has had a problem with sexual assault over the course of the last 20 years. every time there has been a major public scandal, they have acknowledged they had a problem. acknowledging the problem is clearly not enough. it's the first step toward the solution. so we shall see, you know, what will happen next. >> there is talk of maybe coming up with a solution there with rolling stone magazine, thank you for your time today. >> thank you very much. >> . >> michael eaves is here with the sports headlines. n.f.l., big day for those teams playing today. >> big day and a big setback. adrian peterson was carted off of the field with an apparent ankle injury, w
a farm bill. i mean if a farm bill does not pass soon, it reverts to 9035 law, which increases milk prices. so you've got all these different things in play right now and congress should stay in town. they should absolutely not leave until we work this out. but there is a way to do it. >> so expand the discussion significantly beyond paul ryan and patty murray? >> well, for example, the savings in the agriculture bill by eliminating some of these excessive subsidies which have no good purpose could be used to help offset some of the things in the budget negotiation instead of trying to stick it to federal employees or stick it to other groups. you could use some of those savings. that's just one example of how these things are interrelated and how you can move forward. >> maryland congressman chris van hallen, thanks so much. it's good to see you. >> thank you, you too. >>> coming up, the life of a lawmaker. >> it is really an ordeal to be in public life sometimes. >> is winning elections worth the ordeal? and how do you fend off the attacks? we'll ask our strategists coming up. and
said paying wal-mart workers $1 above the national minimum wage law should change. >> i guess i'm just opposed in wal-mart in general. >> reporter: but you're here two more wal-mart stores on the books but nowhere more anxious to get a wal-mart store than here in southeast. this is a massive skyland development over there good hope road. city has already spent some $42 million to acquire this land and move the existing businesses. wal-mart now scheduled to open here in 2016. this is bruce johnson reporting from southeast washington, for wusa9. >> thanks bruce. >>> one of the crews also visited the wal-mart that opened on h. street today. and he found that lots of cars were being ticketed because parking is limited in that area. so if you head down there, be sure to read the signs before you park. >>> and d.c. council member david catania may join the crowded race for major of d.c.. today he filed the paperwork he needs to file an exploratory committee. he is formerly a republican. in the november general election he's running against whoever wins the democratic and the republican prima
:00. lewreasury secretary jack on the implementation of the dodd frank financial regulations law did he spoke at an event hosted by the pew charitable trusts. it is a half-hour. >> good morning, everyone, and thank you very much for this very special event. a little housekeeping before i get started. his secretary lou finishes remarks, please remain seated until he leaves. he has a very tight schedule. we are very honored to host the 76 secretary of the united states secretary jack lew. this has been a tribune to the pew charitable trust which, under the steady hand of our president, has become a major and influential voice on many of the toughest issues confronting society today. throughout its 65-year history, you has been faithful to the guiding principle articulated -- pew has been faithful to the guiding principle articulated by its founder. the health care, the environment, economic mobility or democratic processes, pew has spoken truth to power to improve the lives of people through out the world. and of course, almost two years ago, along with the cfa institute, pewe cofounded the sys
few days as this icy storm laws across the country. >> wintery warnings from texas to tennessee. take a look at your world in 90 seconds. >> tonight one of the worst ice storms in years stretches from texas to pennsylvania. >> reporter: ice, sleet and snow covers parts of oklahoma, arkansas, tennessee and texas. >> utilities crews in texas and arkansas tried to knock heavy ice off power lines before they snapped from the weight. on ramps became as slippery as bobsled runs. you could hear pellets of ice pound the ground in denton, texas, north of dallas. 1/2-inch of freezing rain and snow made the roads treacherous for drivers. >> go really slow and easy on the brakes. >> hundreds of thousands were customers were without power as of friday morning. >> and hundreds of flights are canceled. >> the ice storm is absolutely our worst situation. >> this storm is blamed for at least one death in oklahoma. >> see all kinds of different things happen out there and 99.9% of them are preventible. >> parts of arkansas could see temperatures drop to 0. >> if this refreezes, it just makes it that m
university professor about genetically modified foods and the laws that some state legislators are considering when it comes to labeling the foods for consumers. ♪ president obama and secretary of state john kerry will address issues concerning the middle east at the brookings institution. look to c-span for information. journal andeet others say patty murray wants to include an extension of unemployment benefits in the deal being hashed out by republican conferees. unemployment now at seven percent. jobs were over 200,000 created in november. the decline of optimism, some economists say. we want to get your thoughts on the unemployment number and if you are optimistic about the job market. if you are under 30 -- reach out to us on social media, @cspanwj is how you do that on twitter. is our email. to read you the headline from "the pittsburgh post-gazette post quote -- -- post-gazette" -- optimism is the subject of today's opinion pages of "the wall street journal:." again, your thoughts on the economy, especially in light of these new numbers, with the fe
unless they are the bad guy. >> reporter: but if you're not the bad guy, laws don't outline what should be done with your records. >> we have no ability to really know what the government is doing and that's very problematic. >> reporter: when there's not a cell phone tower nearby, police can simply mimic their own with this device called a stingray. stingray fools your phone into thinking it's a real tower. thousands of records belonging to innocent people could be collected without a warrant. >> a number of cases they've used these devices to triangulate people within a room, so it's very very accurate within several feet. >> reporter: the electronic privacy and information center found stingray is only used without the public's knowledge. >> you could imagine a device like this being used to gather the identities of all individuals at a rally. >> reporter: it's a balance between public safety and right to privacy with no clear signal from the law and the fbi and police refuse to talk about it saying it would hurt their investigations. working with usa today and our sister televisi
of noise about a law that went kwquiet i fairfax county. they will try to amend the noise ordinance. the county hasn't been enforcing its noise ordinance because the state supreme court ruled virginia beaches ordinance unconstitutional in 2009 for being too vague. >>> outgoing governor bob mcdonnell's portrait will hang in the state capitol along the portrait of past virginia governors. mcdonnell has more than one month left in office before terry mcauliffe is sworn in. the portrait will be revealed tomorrow in richmond. >>> well, virginia is in need of judges. according to a report by the national center for state courts, virginia needs at least 30 at the circuit and juvenile level to keep up with the current caseload. the positions will most likely go unfulfilled for the time being seeing as it would cost the state $9 million a year. officials have said redrawing the district is not an option at this time. virginia lawmakers froze a number of judgeships in recent years, not filling vacancies when judges retired to save money. >>> a chance to get in the holiday spirit. the annual h
for law -- warned lawson that any of her testimony could implicate her in a criminal offense and that she could decline to answer any questions. >>> marine experts are trying to figure out what's causing whales to beach along florida's southwest coast off everglades national park. the pod of 30 to 40 pilot whales is swimming in shallow water less than a mile off the shoreline. the whales are a deep water animal commonly found in the gulf of mexico. some of the whales have already died. >>> still to come when our news continues, we're still in the throes of a fall warm-up. howard has more on when the cold weather will return. >> electric cars are not known for speed until now. see what we mean when wusa9 news at noon kicks >>> welcome back to 9news. the people decorating the national christmas tree are very busy getting ready for it to be lit on friday. what you may not know is they do all of their prep work in lanham, maryland. hargrove incorporated has been in charge of the decorations since 1954. after world war ii, the company's founder started as a window dresser but corporate leaders
university. he received an honorary dr. of law degree. reports, he iss still honored here in the nation's capital. people is not keeping away as the memorial grows. mandela was the embodiment of everything he stood for. >> people saying the african nations anthem. tells me -- wela do this out of respect for the people. >> parking here is not easy. people walked several blocks. he felt compelled to stand here this morning. >> i had to pay my respects for this man. >> the 95-year-old was known for his integrity. his lifelong struggle to unify his nation has eternally touched those here. >> it was a way to reconcile people. >> there will be nightly vigils out here through tuesday. a memorial service is scheduled for wednesday at the national cathedral. in northwest, abc 7 news. >> take a look at this, a sign of how truly one man can make a global impact. newspapers on the world are paying tribute to nelson mandela on their front pages. they are outside of the newsy him. >> visitors are leaving their well wishes at the museum of african art. this is on display and people can leave messages
. and while owning south africa's first black law firm he train derailment here. >> he train trai trained here. today young men train in a moderate thmoderately new space. when mandela train derailment ts concrete. now they are free. >> thanks to mandela. thanks to mandela amen. >> thanks to mandell mandela itt inside of the ring. this is the equipment he used. >> out back the security guard showed me the equipment that he once used. memories of a boxer that fought and won. >> travel conditions are deteriorating across the capitol right now that is a live shot of washington, d.c. the snow is coming down accumulating snowfall across the capitol. and now in new york city the clouds are on the way and so is the snow five inches of snow across virginia and i-81 is going to be treacherous. we are looking at rain on the backside of the system and temperatures are dropping down below freezing. everywhere you see a black die diamond that is an accident. i want everyone to use caution on the roadways. >> thank you for watching al jazeera. ""the stream" is next. check out our website as well at aljazeer
of women or change laws, the system, the gender system had to be dismantled. and that led to some very radical proposals. very few women -- most women want their rights. want to be liberated from the capitalist patriarchal oppressive society if there is such a thing. there may be places in the world where such things, the united states, i felt that in the 90's feminism was a great success story. i did not find my colleague celebrating my success. it was almost as if things are better for women and they became more resentful and angry. what may appear to be a conspiracy theory about the patriarchy. >> host: was the feminism movement of the 60's the early feminist, was it necessary in the u.s. in your view? >> guest: absolutely. before the second wave of feminism that started in the early sixties there were also arbitrary barriers holding the men back. you can look at a newspaper and there were jobs for men and jobs for women. i still remember that. women could do a few things and men could do everything else. that had to change. it had to change because it was impressive for so many wom
is analyzing the train's data recorders. law enforcement source told cbs news the train's engineer, william rockefeller, jr., said the brakes were not working properly. denise williams was hurt and is still in the hospital. >> it was going fast. what i said was, i felt this joy. >> ntsb said investigators could spend up to ten days here looking at all aspects of the accident. while the investigation continues about 26,000 commuters have to find other ways to get into work. >> a ferry to the train, to the bus, to another train, to the subway. >> this is the latest mishap for metro north, six months ago, a train derailed in connecticut. in july, a freight train derailed close to the site of sunday's crash. coem for cbs news, the bronx, new york. >> investigators plan to interview the train conductor and the engineer in the next day or two. >> here's news that may not sit well with metro riders. jack up fares by 3%. that means a 10-cent increase to the cost of the typical train ride. the standard would go up to $1.75, regardless whether you pay with cash or your smart trip card, and parkin
restrictions. a century old law requires the buildings to be no taller than the width. the national planning commission voted against their own staff recommending no changes to the law. they will testify on monday. >> kind of liking the way december is starting out. >> a little milder. will it continue? >> yes, it will. i don't think folks are going to be too disappointed. the sun is setting today as we get back to work and back to school on a gray day. not much sunshine across the area today. in terms of temperatures and where they are, well, we are in the 50s across the area. where are we going to drop to? look at 7:00, 9:00 and 11:00. 7:00, 44 degrees. 9:00, 42. then late during the evening hour, around 10:00, 11:00 when the fog will form and we head down to 41 degrees. the fog could cause troubles around the area tomorrow morning. here we are tomorrow afternoon getting up to 50 degrees mart s martinsburg. hagerstown, 48. 50 for a high in frederick, maryland. again, travel troubles on the road early tomorrow morning. i'll talk about that in a couple minutes and the next best chance of ra
who is is retiring after 35 years in law enforcement. he most recently worked as the commander for homeland security and oversaw operations here in d.c. and new york. he's been with the park police since 1991. >>> just in time for the holidays, not one but two mystery donors come to the rescue. how they helped a church without heat. >>> we are just hours away from an easy way to get to and from baltimore on the weekends. >>> looking live at the ellipse, there she is. a beautiful tree. lit about 20 minutes ago. the show continues. we are waiting to hear from the first lady who will read 'twas the night before christmas and the president will speak after that. >>> back live now with the tree lighting ceremony on the mall. here is the ellipse, rather. that's the tree, the 28 foot tall colorado blue spruce president obama lit about a half hour ago. we are waiting to hear him speak. in the meantime, they are continuing with the program. the first lady is going to read a story for the children. we'll hear from jazz player sandoval, a rretha franklin wil be back, then mariah carey. >>
the unemployment rate to 7%. >> a little whacky. i mean what can you do, though? it is a law, supposed to obey the laws of the land. >>> many people are still looking for work, could lose their unemployment checks if congress doesn't extend a program that expanded benefits during the financial crisis. that would make the unemployed eligible for just six months of payments meaning about 1 million people would lose benefits come january. >>> coming up next as the world mourns one of the most revered and respected men of our time, nelson mandela, one man who worked for him recalls the lessons he learned that changed his life. a subaru... ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the ennmviroent, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> funeral arrangements have been announced for nelson mandela, a state f
holmes norton has her own memories of south africa's history. she was among four civil law right leaders who helped sparks months of demonstrations that helped bring about reform in south africa and freedom for trade unions there. she said it was time to celebrate his long and worthy life of making life better for many people. >> there's not a lot to mourn if you consider the life he lived and his gift to the world. we always mourn for the passing of one of the great men of our time. but in south africa, they're dancing. they are jubilant because their freedom is a straight line from his sacrifice. >>> the national museum of african art is another place to sign a condolence book for mandela. it will be available until next friday during regular visiting hours. you can also post messages on the website or facebook page. >>> metro is doing track work on all five rail lines this morning i. could put a wrench in your plans. in northern virginia, the arlington cemetery station is closed this weekend. you can take a free shuttle bus and you can only get to arlington cemetery on a bus leaving t
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